Musa Awwad Jadallah, aged 92 from Tuqu' near Bethlehem discussing the Ottoman period and World War I
datasetposted on 21.08.2019, 07:26 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown, Jacob Norris
Musa Awwad Jadallah (92 years old from Tuqu') interviewed by Yasmin Abu Mufareh on 9 July 2005.
He discusses the following: locust plague and how they got rid of locusts by digging holes and burning them inside, as well as through the use of pesticides; poverty caused by the drought of 1916; people used to grind barley to make wheat; the spread of diseases, especially cholera which killed his father and affected his wife.
Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: word for word.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 8 of Box 12.
This fileset exists as part of the Ottoman Empire and World War I collection within the Bethlehem University Oral History project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.